Archive: 18/01/2008

Value of drugs for pre-osteoporosis exaggerated

A series of recent scientific publications have exaggerated the benefits and underplayed the harms of drugs to treat pre-osteoporosis or “osteopenia” potentially encouraging treatment in millions of low risk women, warn ...

dateJan 18, 2008 in Medications
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Europe's Mercury mission swings into action

The European Space Agency (ESA) signalled the start of a busy period for the planet Mercury, when it signed the contract for industrial development to start for the BepiColombo mission today (18th January 2008) at Astrium ...

dateJan 18, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Virtual biopsy cuts out need for diagnostic surgery

A non-invasive diagnostic tool to detect surface cancers quickly and painlessly using technology currently employed by gyms to calculate body composition has been developed by a QUT PhD medical physics researcher.

dateJan 18, 2008 in Cancer
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